5 Reasons Why Dieting Doesn’t Work

The traditional diet is an extremely dangerous lie - and here's five reasons why you should never try one.

Review – Final Fantasy XV: Platinum Demo

This is old news by now, but Square Enix has recently released two demos for the upcoming Final Fantasy XV, which will be released later this year. So my wife HipsterMermaid and I played through their most recent demo, the Platinum Demo! Check out the two-part playthrough below. The Platinum Demo is actually a separate [...]

I Joined A Gym!

Something occurred to me the other day - I'd never really been inside a gym. Well, not a real gym at least. Our apartment complex has a small fitness center (some free weights, a BowFlex-ish machine, and a handful of ellipticals), and when I was in college I would visit the wellness center there, but I [...]

On Body Positivity

I often run across negative sentiment towards exercise and those who promote it - particularly in the nerd community. At first I was a little confused by this, but it wasn't long before I started to figure out why. A depressingly high percentage of fitness gurus and personal trainers, while they mean well, are sending a [...]

Eating with an 80/20 Mindset

Just because you pursue a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean you aren't allowed your occasional indulgences. I know plenty of people who follow very strict diets (my mom and my father-in-law being the two prime examples), but even they allow themselves a treat every now and then.  If you quit something cold turkey, but you lack the support system to [...]